Default security checks for pkgsrc

Jan Lentfer Jan.Lentfer at
Sat Jan 23 12:28:43 PST 2010

Justin C. Sherrill schrieb:
/etc/daily and /etc/security in NetBSD now update and check against known
pkgsrc vulnerabilities if there's any packages installed on the system.

This would be a good idea for DragonFly too - anyone want to tackle it? 
This is probably within my meager skills but not within my meager time

The diffs, to make it easier:

Here is a patch that should incorporate this into daily security mails. 
As this is my first work on periodic/security stuff I'd rather not 
commit it right away but ask for review here.

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